Whitetail Journal's Quick Look: 2018 Trail Cameras

Trail cameras continue to add amazing tech that makes images more accessible to hunters, while also improving image quality. Here's what's in store for 2018.
Whitetail Journal's Quick Look: 2018 Trail Cameras

Trail cameras continue to add features that make images more accessible to hunters, while also improving image quality. We've gathered a handful of cameras new for 2018 and offered details on each below.

Blackhawk LTE

New for 2018 is the latest LTE technology that will improve battery life and the speed of the wireless functions. The Blackhawk LTE continues with the ability to send texts, emails or both within the Covert Wireless mobile app and web-portal. The app includes guest access abilities and the power to retrieve high resolution images. The Blackhawk LTE sends instant pictures or 5 second videos using Verizon’s approved cellular network. Reliability at its finest, Covert Scouting Cameras continues to revolutionize the wireless trail camera industry. MSRP: $439.99

Info: www.covertscoutingcameras.com


Bushnell Impulse

The new Bushnell Impulse cellular trail camera is the result of innovative engineering that delivers cellular images quicker and better than ever before. It features 20MP HD Images and true 1080p HD video. Combined with a six-month battery life, 0.2-second trigger speed and No Glow flash that reaches 100 feet, the Impulse is the high-performance cellular trail camera consumers have been waiting for. Impulse is available with AT&T and Verizon options so consumers can pick the one that offers the best coverage in their area. Yet, either option will deliver photos to devices using any cellular provider. Active GPS tracks the cameras whereabouts at all times, deterring theft and allowing hunters to quickly locate their cameras. MSRP: $299.99

Info: www.Bushnell.com


Reconyx HyperFire 2


Since 2002, RECONYX has been designing and manufacturing the best performing, most reliable trail cameras available. That tradition continues with the new HyperFire 2. We think that it is the best camera we have ever made and are backing that up with a 5 year warranty! The HyperFire 2 comes with a quarter-second trigger speed, the best motion sensing available and new NoGlow GEN3 High Output Infrared night vision that reaches to 150 feet! The nighttime images are crisp and clear with no graininess or blurring, while the daytime photos are rich in color and clarity. All this, at a lower price point than we have ever offered. MSRP $399.99

Info: www.Reconyx.com

Stealth Cam G45NGX

Building upon the proven capabilities of its G Series trail camera line, Stealth Cam introduces the new G45NGX featuring its Smart Illumination Technology. This technology automatically adjusts IR output based on changing lighting conditions, such as dusk and dawn. The G45NGX is a 22MP Power IR, No Glo, 1080P High Definition camera with a sub ½ second trigger speed. The camera is configured with long list of features including adjustable PIR detection range, Matrix blur reduction to ensure a clear subject in night shots as well as pre-programmed Quick Sets and Retina low light sensitivity to maximize IR output to deliver a well lit 100-foot night time range.  The G45NGX also features Stealth Cam’s best camo pattern to date, for unmatched concealment when deployed. MSRP: $189

Info: www.gsmoutdoors.com/stealth-cam


Moultrie M-BTi

Check your images without traipsing through the woods with the Bluetooth-enabling system of the Moultrie M-BTi and Moultrie Smartset app on your phone. The combo was developed based on consumer feedback that camera setup needed to be easier. The time and date automatically sync with phone, making setup a breeze, and the M-BTi is based on the Moultrie Management Series (M-Series) features and specs. All physical buttons have been removed from the interface, making for a smaller overall footprint, and the Smartset app is easy to use. MSRP: $179.99

Info:  https://www.moultriefeeders.com/m-bti-game-camera


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